Under the general supervision of the Santee Fire Department, maintains control and assists children at crossing areas in the vicinity of elementary schools.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Direct and regulate the flow of traffic so that school children can cross the street safely; assist and control the children waiting to cross the intersection; and perform other related duties as assigned.
Any combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this classification. An example would be graduation from high school or equivalent supplemented by experience interacting with children and the general public. At least one year of experience working with children is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities & Special Requirements:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The ability to interact with children; ability to exercise control over children; ability to communicate effectively and courteously with the public; ability to learn, understand and enforce related pedestrian and vehicle laws; and ability to establish and follow proper safety techniques.
Applicants considered for this position will be subject to a criminal history investigation through the California Department of Justice.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions
This position requires working outside with heavy traffic in inclement weather with significant noise, fumes, odors and dust levels. There is the potential for exposure to environmental, physical and chemical hazards. The physical functions require varying periods of walking, standing, bending, reaching, stooping, and crouching. The mental functions include the ability to understand verbal directions; ability to retain and apply knowledge given in training; ability to stay aware and alert to surrounding traffic conditions; ability to use discretion and tact when dealing with members of the public; and ability to maintain control of active school-age children.